What You Need to Know About Stay Put, Mediation and Due Process
The right to file a due process petition is the ultimate safeguard for protecting your child’s education. Although no parent wants a legal battle, sometimes parents have to choose between accepting an educational program that isn’t appropriate and defending their child’s rights in court. However, many parents find the legal system daunting or are unaware of how to preserve rights such as “stay-put” and education in the least restrictive environment. This workshop will provide practical advice on how and when to utilize the legal process, key information to include in a petition, what to expect at each stage including typical timelines.